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Criteria for Superwarfarin-induced Coagulopathy

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Clinical Laboratory
Toxicology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Superwarfarins are long-acting anticoagulants (half life 24 days or more) with a potency much greater than that of warfarin. They are widely available in rodenticides and may be ingested intentionally or accidentally. Because of the long half-life and potency of the compounds, bleeding may be severe and therapy may need to be given for a prolonged period.

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